Abstract For many ones of the most significant life events, a career is left to chance. We may start well, a degree in pharmacy followed by hospital specialisation. After which our career and development are left to chance. Yet, It is possible to actively design your career pathway.
In this workshop, you will be led through constructing an active work portfolio beginning with a competency framework. Then layering on relevant experience from your own day-to-day work. Followed by identifying supporting education, training courses and programs, as well as any potential issues that might be raised with a mentor.
Finally, examples of building a competency-experience future pathway will be developed.
Learning objectives After the workshop, participants should be able to: • practice using a competency framework; • assemble a dynamic work portfolio; • construct an active career pathway.
Educational need addressed Pharmacists seldom have a proactive career development strategy as addressed in detail in seminar ER1. Careers, development and postqualification education usually occurs in a random manner.
In this workshop, participants will experience a constructive proactive approach to building a competency-based work portfolio that generates an organised approach to personal career development, aligning immediate career needs with future aspirations, linking competency development, experience, mentoring and educational needs